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Earth Day Oregon: Celebrating and Protecting Our Environment

Earth Day Oregon: Celebrating and Protecting Our Environment

This year for Earth Day, Mountain Rose Herbs is joining Earth Day Oregon, a coalition...

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Indigenous Leadership for Sustainability

Indigenous Leadership for Sustainability

Last week, I attended the Bioneers Conference in Berkeley, California, an annual...

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5 Foot Care Recipes for Sandal-Ready Feet

5 Foot Care Recipes for Sandal-Ready Feet

  I am a four-season sandal wearer. I love allowing my feet to breathe and the feeling...

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Lemon Essential Oil: 5 Ways to Clean Your Home Naturally

Lemon Essential Oil: 5 Ways to Clean Your Home Naturally

We love lemon essential oil for its wellness benefits, its bright and sugary citrus...

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Understanding Aroma Notes For Essential Oil Blending: Top Notes

Understanding Aroma Notes For Essential Oil Blending: Top...

First impressions play an important role in shaping our perception of the world...

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Sang: A Child's Resilience Unearthed in the Heart of Appalachia

Sang: A Child's Resilience Unearthed in the Heart of Appalachia

Nestled deep within the heart of the mighty Appalachia lies a mystical plant known...

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Understanding Aroma Notes For Essential Oil Blending: Middle Notes

Understanding Aroma Notes For Essential Oil Blending: Middle...

In my last blog on understanding aroma notes for essential oil blending, I dove...

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Superfood Jelly: Hawthorn & Bilberry Jelly Recipe + Canning Directions

Superfood Jelly: Hawthorn & Bilberry Jelly Recipe + Canning...

Right around Spring Equinox, I start to take inventory of what is in my apothecary,...

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Iced Matcha Latte with Lavender Cold Foam

Iced Matcha Latte with Lavender Cold Foam

I am a sucker for a colorful drink, and I will sheepishly admit that this bevvy...

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Stargazing Tea Recipe

Stargazing Tea Recipe

  Spring has come on fully here in the Willamette Valley! Flowers are opening, leaves...

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Natural DIY Hair Spray with Rosemary and Mint

Natural DIY Hair Spray with Rosemary and Mint

I recently spent a night at a hotel with an outdoor saltwater soaking pool. I didn’t...

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How to Make Vegan Wax Melts + Stress Support Essential Oil Blend

How to Make Vegan Wax Melts + Stress Support Essential...

Since I started sharing recipes for my aroma melts, people have asked me for a beeswax-free...

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Herbal Irish Coffee

Herbal Irish Coffee

I love a good Irish coffee. The conundrum, however, is that I generally limit my...

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Mountain Rose Herbs Releases Its 2023 Impact Report

Mountain Rose Herbs Releases Its 2023 Impact Report

  In a world where every action leaves a mark, the question isn't whether we make...

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Salted Earl Grey Caramel Sauce

Salted Earl Grey Caramel Sauce

If there are three things that I love, they are sweets, botanicals, and Star Trek....

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Brightening Berry and Honey Face Mask & Exfoliant

Brightening Berry and Honey Face Mask & Exfoliant

This year, I set out to create a natural skin care treatment for my dull and dry...

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Understanding Aroma Notes for Essential Oil Blending: Base Notes

Understanding Aroma Notes for Essential Oil Blending: Base...

The art of essential oil blending is a delicate and thoughtful process that I often...

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2024 Herbal Events Calendar by Mountain Rose Herbs

2024 Herbal Events Calendar by Mountain Rose Herbs

All of us here at Mountain Rose Herbs are thrilled to embark on another year of...

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How to Go "No Poo" with Easy Herbal Hair Rinses

How to Go "No Poo" with Easy Herbal Hair Rinses

Have you heard of "no 'poo" and scratched your head in wonder about what this means?...

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The Oral Tradition of Caribbean Herbalism

The Oral Tradition of Caribbean Herbalism

  The Caribbean islands, scattered between North and South America, are a hotspot...

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Sprouts: Growing Sustainable Food On Your Countertop

Sprouts: Growing Sustainable Food On Your Countertop

Eating sprouted seeds is a relatively recent culinary trend in the U.S., even though...

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Sustainable Benefits of a Bioswale and Rain Garden

Sustainable Benefits of a Bioswale and Rain Garden

In Oregon, winters are notoriously known for rainy days, cloudy skies, and wet everything....

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Herb Flavor Profiles for DIY Tea Blending

Herb Flavor Profiles for DIY Tea Blending

As herbalists, many of us create infusions (teas) with health and wellness in mind,...

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Mountain Rose Herbs Takes Big Steps in Herbal Industry Transparency

Mountain Rose Herbs Takes Big Steps in Herbal Industry...

In a hyper-connected world full of consumption, how do we make the best choices...

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Nourishing Herbal Broths

Nourishing Herbal Broths

I am a firm believer in broths for their gut-supporting, extremely tasty, and nourishing...

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Natural Ways to Support Menstruation + Tea Blend

Natural Ways to Support Menstruation + Tea Blend

. When your moontime calls, listen to your body. She’s calling for nourishment and...

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Fire Zodiac Perfume Recipe with Essential Oils

Fire Zodiac Perfume Recipe with Essential Oils

Over the past few months, I have been working on an elemental perfume series. I...

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For Life: A Tool to Measure Corporate Social Responsibility

For Life: A Tool to Measure Corporate Social Responsibility

  For over a decade, Mountain Rose Herbs has worked closely with Fair for Life (FFL),...

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Fermented Rice Water Hair Treatment with Herbs

Fermented Rice Water Hair Treatment with Herbs

Fermented rice water has a long history of use in Asia as a hair rinse. When we...

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Stir Fry Sauce: Oyster Sauce & Hoisin Sauce Substitute + Stir-Fry Recipe

Stir Fry Sauce: Oyster Sauce & Hoisin Sauce Substitute...

We are big stir-fry and Asian food fans at my house, and I love a really good stir-fry...